RNase

noun

RN·​ase ˌär-ˌen-ˈās How to pronounce RNase (audio)
-ˈāz,
ˌär-ˈen-ˌās How to pronounce RNase (audio)
-ˌāz
variants or less commonly RNAase

Word History

Etymology

RNA + -ase

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of RNase was in 1948

Dictionary Entries Near RNase

Cite this Entry

“RNase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RNase. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

RNase

noun
RN·​ase
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